Kidnap Scam

WHAT IS A Kidnap Scam?

Victims get a call from someone claiming that a loved one of the victim has been kidnapped. During the call, victims might hear screaming or crying in the background.

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OF CASES REPORTED
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WORTH OF MONEY LOST
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  • Scammers who claim to know your loved ones' names, but refuse to give you descriptive details
  • Remain calm and tell the caller to identify the kidnapped person
  • Do not transfer money to the caller
  • Contact your loved one immediately to confirm their safety and whereabouts. You can do this while still on the phone with the

What to look out for

  • Scammers who claim to know your loved ones' names, but refuse to give you descriptive details

How to protect yourself

  • Remain calm and tell the caller to identify the kidnapped person
  • Do not transfer money to the caller
  • Contact your loved one immediately to confirm their safety and whereabouts. You can do this while still on the phone with the

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01 Jun 2019

Another incident of Kidnap Scam

1) I got this kidnap scam sms. It was obvious it was a scam because I'm 16 and have no children. THe sms is as follows " I KIDNAPPED YOUR DAUGHTER/SON , CALL ME NOW BEFORE I KILL HER. DON'T TRY ME PREPARE…...

01 Jun 2019

I was told my daughter has been kidnapped!

The scammer claim that my daughter/son has been kidnapped and request for a 10k ransom. the original message is "i kidnapped your daughter/son , call me now before i kill her. don't try me prepare a ransom…...

23 Aug 2018

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20 Aug 2018

Text message detail below

i kidnap your daughter , if you want your daughter safe

Text message detail below i kidnap your daughter , if you want your daughter safe. bank in $5000 now POS SAV 195-497-745 DONT REPORT POLICE , U REPORT I WILL KILL HER....

20 Aug 2018

This person texted me on 20/08/2018 @ 1

This person texted me on 20/08/2018 @ 1.50pm I kidnap your daughter, if you want your daughter safe. Bank in $5000 now POS SAV 195-497-745 Dont report POLICE, U REPORT I WILL KILL HER....

05 Aug 2018

I got call from a guy with a heavy indian accent that said that my son was kidnapped and I had to pay 30k as ransomand was to leave it in a bag under a car with a number plate that I do not want to gi

I got call from a guy with a heavy indian accent that said that my son was kidnapped and I had to pay 30k as ransomand was to leave it in a bag under a car with a number plate that I do not want to give.…...

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